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SUNNY BORDER PERENNIAL COLLECTION

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Asclepias tuberosa   

This much desired, 2’ tall Butterfly Weed personifies high summer with its bright orange heads attracting monarch butterflies and bees through July and Aug. Requires a sandy, dry location. 

 
    Common Name:Butterfly Weed
    Hardiness Zones:4-9
    Exposure:  
    Native:Yes
    Deer Resistant:Yes
 
Growing Tips: Plant in well drained soil.

About Asclepias: This native perennial is one of the last plants to emerge in the spring. It makes a good cut flower and looks best with Coreopsis, Rudbeckia and ornamental grasses. Butterflies love it!